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Copy of despatch

Slaves freed immediately without apprenticeship


Copy of despatch from Secretary of State to Governor of Bermuda, 24th June, 1834. Approving of acts passed by Bahamas legislative to free slaves immediately without apprenticeship and to give free black people freedom from existing legal restraints;.(Slaves were freed under the Emancipation Act, but were usually forced to work as apprentices). From Papers Relative to Abolition of Slavery, Part II, 1833-35.

Date: 24th June 1834

Copyright: Copyright British Empire Commonwealth Mu

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